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In past decades society did not influence teen suicide attempts as much as it does today Teens today are pressured by the media such as television music and other factors to act in a certain way to be accepted into the society Young adults are lead to believe that sexual behaviors drug and alcohol use and other dangerous behaviors are okay because they are portrayed as if they were through our media This is a tough time in an adolescents life the need to feel as if they fit in or meet up to societys measures of what is right they may feel as if suicide is a simple way out According to Kienhorst Depression hopelessness excessive drug or alcohol use and adverse factors in a familys environment are all signs of a suicide attempt Quoted in Martin An adolescents preference of music may also play a role in his or her suicide Many types of music from country to heavy metal have been linked to teen suicide Scheel Not only have these types of music been blamed but also artist such as Judas Priest and Ozzy Osbournes group Black Sabbath have been sued for the suicides of few teens Scheel More recent artist such as Blink 182 and Madonna have also be linked to teens reasons for suicide Herbert Though there are those who do not believe that the media does not play a role in suicide the link between teen suicide and music groups shows that there is a close connection Statistics state that suicide is the third leading cause of death in teens behind accidents and homicides Carr Females are lead to believe to make three times the amount of suicide attempts than males Though five times the amount of males follow through with actual suicide Carr Studies found that considerably more females that listen to the heavy metal genre of music in contrast to those who listen to pop music are
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